Sarah founded one of the largest and most successful Indian restaurant chains in the UK – The Bombay Bicycle Club. In the same year, at the age of 31, Sarah successfully co-founded and floated a nutraceutical business on the London Stock Exchange, Neutrahealth PLC.
In 2015 Sarah was asked to join the team of Dragons on the popular BBC 2 TV show Dragons’ Den.
Sarah has received a number of accolades for her contribution to business, including The Times 35 Most Successful Women under 35, Business Weekly’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Courvoisier Top 500, entry in the Who’s Who of British Business Leaders and 100 most influential entrepreneurs in the UK by City AM. In January 2016, Willingham was named one of The Sunday Times’ ‘500 Most Influential people in Britain’.
She holds three business degrees including an MBA from Cranfield School of Management, where she is also an advisory board member. Sarah is a supporter of multiple charities. She works closely with Save the Children, ActionAid and others.